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9}) by Vittore Carpaccio (active 1490-d. 152 a Venetian genie scene where two ladies Colette might have written about enjoy a breath of fresh air on the balcony, surrounded by their pets. Antonello's architectural constructions probably had their influence on Carpaccio, and the buildings in the Preaching of St Stephen (pi. 92 j form an almost abstract screen across the picture's background. The :io ground is filled by a variety of exotic irpaccio's tenjmes and exempt pictures into genre of dency to turn religious 94 Antonello da Messina St Sebastian in a pageant kind.

1430-79) who had possibly seen Flemish oil paintings and who 1475. His early than a tinge of Flemish arrived in Venice about had more realism and the St Jerome pictures ; in his study (pi. 89) 90 Giovanni Bellini Doge Leonardo Loredan 89 Antonello da Messina St Jerome in his study 91 Antonello da Messina Portrait of a man J9 92 VlTTORE Carpaccto Preaching of St Stephen might well, with its complicated interior and minute detail, be a Northern work. Antonello's portraits probably had some influence on Bellini.

Antonello's architectural constructions probably had their influence on Carpaccio, and the buildings in the Preaching of St Stephen (pi. 92 j form an almost abstract screen across the picture's background. The :io ground is filled by a variety of exotic irpaccio's tenjmes and exempt pictures into genre of dency to turn religious 94 Antonello da Messina St Sebastian in a pageant kind. 95) it Carlo Crivelli as (active 1457deserted Venice and settled in who the provincial Marches. There his Vivarini- on malevolent intensity.

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